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Internet2, Global R&E Networks Collaborate on Undersea Fiber, Eye Virtual Supercomputing

U.S. research and education (R&E) network Internet2 is working with other global R&E networks to enhance resiliency, bandwidth and economics of undersea connectivity. As Internet2 President and CEO Dave Lambert and Rene Buch, CEO of NORDUnet, explained in an interview, R&E networks also may be collaborating on cutting edge projects involving virtual supercomputing. NORDUnet is...Learn More

Internet2 ONOS /SDN Application Eliminates Need for Core Routers

Software defined networking (SDN) concepts are critical to new capabilities launched on the Internet2 research and education network. Five higher education institutions are connected to a virtual network slice controlled via open source SDN network operating system (ONOS) technology and can exchange traffic with traditional networks using an ONOS-based SDN-IP peering application. ONOS has essentially...Learn More

Internet2 Launches Videoconferencing Service for Schools, Universities

WASHINGTON & HACKENSACK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vidyo, Inc. and Internet2, a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions, today announced a low-cost, subscription-based video communications offering for all Internet2 university members and thousands of public K-12 schools in the United States. K-12 schools will be able to participate through Internet2 NET+ regional...Learn More

Zayo & Internet2 to Bring 100G Network to Northern Tier States

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – March 21, 2013 – Zayo Group today announced its partnership with Internet2 to add substantial new capacity on Zayo’s fiber route from Chicago to Seattle. The system will have greater than 4 terabits of overall capacity to support Internet2’s new 100G network. Zayo is a subrecipient of Internet2’s grant from the U.S....Learn More

Internet2 and EDUCAUSE Conduct eReader Trial on Campuses

EDUCAUSE and Internet2 are teaming up to conduct pilot tests of digital learning materials including e-readers. More than 25 colleges and universities will participate in the testing, which aims to evaluate technologies and business models. For the fall 2012 portion of the pilot tests, McGraw-Hill Education and Courseload will supply digital learning materials selected by faculty,...Learn More

Internet2 Adds Cloud Services with Microsoft, Dell and Other Partners

The Internet2 research and education network will underlie a range of new cloud services targeting the research and academic community announced today. Level 3 Communications, CenturyLink’s Savvis unit, Dell, HP and Microsoft are among a dozen or so private sector companies partnering with Internet2 on the new service offerings. Among other things, the new services...Learn More

Comcast Expands 4G Xfinity Internet2Go Footprint With Clearwire

KIRKLAND, Wash., PHILADELPHIA, and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR), Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCASA) and Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced a significant expansion of the Clearwire 4G network footprint and key capacity upgrades for mobile broadband customers in the greater Washington D.C. metro area. The regional CLEAR®, XFINITY™ Internet 2go...Learn More

Internet2 Taps Ciena for Wide-Reaching Broadband Stimulus Project

Education and research networks such as Internet2 and National Lambda Rail tend to be early adopters of new IP backbone technologies that later find their way into commercial Internet backbones. With that in mind, it will be worthwhile to keep tabs on the Unified Community Anchor Network that won one of the largest awards in...Learn More

Exec: Juniper Universal Chassis Router Can Work at Network Edge, in Core or in a Data Center

A Juniper universal chassis router announced today is designed to work at the network edge, in the network core or in a data center and to take on the functionality required for each application based on software. In addition, the new router supports what Juniper is calling “node slicing,” which aims to enable operators to...Learn More

Report Reinforces 5G Fiber Backhaul Opportunity for Fiber Network Operators

The importance of 5G fiber backhaul far outranks other backhaul options including copper, microwave, freespace optics and millimeter wave technologies, according to a report from the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). All operators surveyed said fiber was important for 5G backhaul, including 83% who said it was “very important.” The report underscores what industry observers have...Learn More

Could 5G TV Spur Fixed 5G Deployments?

Network operators are looking seriously at using fixed 5G wireless technology to support pay-TV offerings, according to Strategy Analytics. 5G TV could be an “anchor use case” for deploying fixed 5G, argues Sue Rudd, Strategy Analytics director of service provider analytics, in a new report. Telecompetitor spoke with Rudd this week to get additional details....Learn More

ECI Selected by Idaho Regional Optical Network for Network Upgrades

Petach Tikva, Israel, January 11, 2017 — ECI, a global provider of ELASTIC Network® solutions for service providers, critical infrastructures and data center operators, announced today that the Idaho Regional Optic Network (IRON) has chosen to upgrade its network infrastructure with ECI’s Apollo industry proven, packet-optical transport solution. This is part of IRON’s plan to...Learn More

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